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  • Hogan puts spending cutbacks first

    Hogan puts spending cutbacks first
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Appearing at a...
  • Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday

    Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday
    A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
  • Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out

    Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out
    SPRINGFIELD — The Democratic push to impose a graduated income tax rate in Illinois fizzled on Tuesday, refocusing the debate on whether the state’s temporary income tax hike should be made permanent. Democratic Sen. Don Harmon had vowed...
  • Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign

    If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official. Really. It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
  • Death penalty limbo [Editorial]

    Death penalty limbo  [Editorial]
    The continued existence of Maryland's death row a year after the General Assembly abolished capital punishment was brought into question by two events this month, one obvious and one less so. The first is the death, apparently of natural causes, of one of...
  • New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal

    New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown released the sixth television ad of his campaign for governor on Tuesday. Like the previous spot, it prominently notes the Democrat’s proposals for expanding educational opportunities -– an issue he clearly believes...
  • NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber

    Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
  • Jeb Bush endorses Neel Kashkari in California governor's race

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed California Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday, saying Kashkari had the skills to fix the state’s troubled schools and grow its economy. “California needs a leader who will take...
  • Herring on budget showdown: A long way off from "various contingencies"

    Add this to the ongoing coyness about just what would happen if Virginia hit July 1 without a state budget in place: Attorney General Mark Herring would rather not talk about it. Doesn't want to say whether his office has weighed in on who has what...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July

    Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he would lead a trade mission to Mexico during the last week of July to strengthen ties with California’s largest export market. The California Chamber of Commerce is organizing the mission, which will focus...
  • Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare

    Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare
     – Gov. Rick Scott visited a senior center Tuesday to warn about cuts he said Obamacare is forcing in a popular version of the Medicare health program and to collect their horror stories. What he found was a satisfied group with few complaints....